New construction projects moving forward

Several business expansion projects continue to move forward in Rooks County in 2016.  The newest projects to start are expansions at the Farmers Union Co-op in Stockton and a new building at the Plainville Livestock, LLC. With the anticipated record Read on! →

Plainville Rec. Fitness Center opens

The new Plainville Recreation Fitness Center is now open to the public.  The Center has been in the planning stages for nearly six years, but it is now a reality.  Located in the former Duckwall’s building located at on Main Read on! →

RCHC breaks ground on new MRI Center

On Monday, May 2, RCH leaders including physicians, board members and staff posed for a picture before scooping a little soil during the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new addition to house MRI and Nuclear Medicine. Bill Stahl, COO, welcomed Read on! →

Shaw Hotel project coming to life

Little by little, the old Shaw Hotel in Plainville is being restored and renovated into a new boutique hotel.  With the help of CDBG Downtown Commercial Revitalization funds, the building has been stabilized and new windows and doors installed.  Liberty Read on! →

Bosselman Energy expansion progressing

The expansion at Bosselman Energy (formerly Turnbull Oil) in Plainville is making rapid progress with the new building shell nearly completed.  Once complete, the facility located on N. Highway 183 will include a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse and 2,000 sq. Read on! →

2015 ends with major expansions

Several major business expansions now underway in Rooks County are bringing the year 2015 to a good conclusion.  Overall in 2015, in addition to the expansions, nineteen new businesses were started in the county despite the downturn in the oil Read on! →

Rooks County selected as E-Community

November 2, 2015 — NetWork Kansas announced that Rooks County was selected as a 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community and has been awarded $40,000 in tax credits, enabling the Rooks County E-Community to raise approximately $53,333 to advance and establish local Read on! →